BTLSC Seminar: “Psychological First Aid in Traumatic Experiences”, Dr. Nedret Öztan, 1:00PM February 15 (EN)

“Psychological First Aid in Traumatic Experiences”

February 15, 2023 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Place: Online Zoom Meeting

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In this seminar, the social and psychological effects of traumatic experiences and emergency situations we may experience in our lives will be reviewed. These effects and reactions are considered normal reactions to abnormal events. The approach to deal with these effects, whether we experience ourselves or we observe in other people’ will be reviewed and discussed.

NoteThis event is organized in cooperation with Bilkent University Teaching and Learning Support Center (Bilkent University), Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching (Middle East Technical University), Center for Teaching and Learning (TED University), Office of Learning and Teaching (Koç University), & Sustainable Teaching and Learning Center (Hacettepe University),


About Dr. Nedret Öztan

Dr. Nedret Öztan has worked in the field after 1999 Earthquake with the affected population in Kocaeli area for 3 years and another 2 years in 25 cities to implement the psychosocial programs in school system in coordination with the Ministry of Education and UNICEF. She has worked in the field in the planning and implementing psychosocial interventions after Bingöl Earthquake (2003), Elazig Earthquake (2010), Van Earthquake (2011) and Bodrum earthquake (2017). She has also worked in the field After Iran Earthquake (2004) and Pakistan Earthquake( 2005) with UNICEF and IFRC, planning psychosocial interventions and writing handbooks. She was also involved in planning and application of psychosocial interventions after Mardin Massacre (2009) and the mine accidents Zonguldak (2010), Soma(2014) and Ermenek (2014),  as well as Reyhanli Bombing (2013) and Kilis (2016) missile attacks.



Coping with Traumatic Experiences